Category Archives: Basketball Recruiting

Fridays in the Hermador -11/25/16

Tom Herman. (courtesy of UH)

Thursday evening, after weeks of keeping our cool while others repeatedly broke their hollowed-out tooth cyanide capsule, we finally felt the coaching search pressure a bit based on some very reliable information. And damn am I pissed about that because thanks to some quick action I once again think UT is back to neutral with Herman’s car headed downhill to Austin, provided the UT admin doesn’t set up any spike-strips.

UT Hoops inks trio today

Royce Hamm. (D1seen.cm)

AUSTIN – A trio of high school basketball standouts have signed National Letters of Intent to play basketball next season at The University of Texas, head coach Shaka Smart announced Wednesday. Jase Febres (Houston, Texas), Royce Hamm Jr. (Houston, Texas) and Jericho Sims (Minneapolis, Minn.) will join the Longhorns for the 2017-18 season.

The Inside Scoop – 11/7/16

Kris Boyd. (Will Gallagher/IT)

Texas at 5-4 and is one win from a bowl game seems to be the hot topic on the 40 Acres on Monday morning. We catch up you on team info, injury news, and go Hot-Cold-Warm status on UT’s top recruiting targets as the Class of 2017 becomes more and more important. Plus, the latest on the hardwood and you’ve got a loaded Inside Scoop.

The Inside Scoop – 10/31/16

Charlie Strong (Justin Wells/IT)

Team news and notes, Post-Baylor win, players’ morale, and tons of recruiting. Prospects talk Texas after knocking off the No. 8 Bears, a 2018 safety with eyes on Austin, and a big hoops weekend for Shaka Smart. It’s the Halloween edition of the Inside Scoop with Snickers and Milky Way, not candy corn.

The Inside Scoop – Part I and II (9/26/16)

JK Dobbins. (Will Gallagher/IT)

In this week’s Inside Texas Inside Scoop, we take a look at team expectations as they head into Stillwater to take on Oklahoma State. We talk about a Texas commit just up the road, wide receiver recruiting, and the latest on a Texas running back committed elsewhere. We also get into some roundball recruiting, with Shaka Smart hitting the recruiting trail on the East Coast.

The Inside Scoop – 9/12/16

Jalen Reagor. (Justin Wells/IT)

In this edition of the Scoop, we travel across Texas to see one of the top WRs in a loaded 2017, then check in on several players from DeWitt county. Another junior quarterback to watch, the latest on ever-changing tight end management, and notes from the team following a victory over UTEP. Finally, we check on a Houston area hooper who already has a connection to Texas.